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Investigation launched following assault in Aston

17/02/2017

Police have launched an investigation after a man was seriously assaulted in Aston last night (16 February).

Officers were called to a Chester Road Industrial Estate at around 7.50pm last night after reports a man had been attacked.

It is believed that the 20-year-old was assaulted with a baseball bat.

The area is currently cordoned off while officers search the scene for any clues.

The man is currently in a critical condition in hospital.

Sergeant Jacqueline Morrin from force CID, said: "Our enquires are continuing to identify who the attackers were but this is being treated as an isolated incident.

“Officers are trawling CCTV in the area and speaking to witnesses. I would urge anyone with information to call my team on 101."

Alternatively people can leave information by contacting Crimestoppers the independent charity on 0800 555 111.